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Can You Explain The Concerns About Pregnancy And Celiac Disease
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Does the disaccharidase have anything to do with thyroid disease and Crohn's disease? Thank you for your help doctors I'm very anxious.
Few: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is one of the most common causes for a low thyroid. The most important thing, in regards to pregnancy, is to make sure your thyroid level remains normal throughout. We typically have patients do thyroid blood tests as soon as they know they are pregnant, and then about every 2 months while pregnant. ...Read more
Check this site.: How about checking out "what to expect when you are expecting" either on-line or you can buy the book. It gives lots of details. ...Read more
Gallbladder disease: Many women develop symptomatic gallstones in pregnancy and often afterwards. Going on a low fat diet may help. However, many women need surgery right after pregnancy . Surgery can be done during the pregnancy. It can be done with small incisions in early pregnancy. Usually we try to hold off surgery until after the pregnancy unless there are signs of infections or the pain is not getting better. ...Read more
Can you please tell me what are are the symptoms for pancreas cancer and if the patient is diabete?
Varies...: From no symptoms at all (pancreas is in a clinically quiet part of the body) to pain (dull, achy, persistent, boring into back), itch, jaundice (yellow skin, eyes), diarrhea, weight loss, blood clots, new onset diabetes, other. Can depend on location of the tumor, extent of the tumor. Can have extensive disease before any symptoms might show. May or not be diabetes. Bad disease. ...Read more
When caring for someone with alzheimer's disease, what could be done to reduce the paranoia/anxiety?
Many reasons: Lots of evidence of strong genetic component: those w/ genetic family history are much more likely to become alcoholic even if not raised around those relatives. Read kathleen whalen fitzgerald's 1988 book "alcoholism: the genetic inheritance." also, for the brain science about this, see the video "pleasure unwoven, " available from www.Instituteforaddictionstudy.Com or watch it on youtube. ...Read more
What blood tests are extremely important to check health and disease markers? If your ill all the time what could one do to help themselves?
Depends: Doctors go through years of medical school and training to learn what tests to order in what situation, because there is no standard "these are extremely important to check always" sort of markers. If you are ill, you need to define the symptoms so that an appropriate diagnosis can be identified. ...Read more
Can hypochondria cause actual symptoms specific to the disease you worry about? You have 1 symptom, start to worry and other symptoms start to happen
Agree w Dr. Griggs: Yes - you can sprout symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
SLE: There can be a variety of issues with pregnancy and sle. There can be problems with the mother, with activation of lupus, with kidney and blood pressure issues to name a few. There can be risks to the baby as well. You will be monitored with high-risk ob. This is a serious medical setting and needs to be carefully followed. ...Read more
Trisomy 16: Trisomy 16 is a fetus w/ three copies of this chromosome instead of the usual 2. It is responsible for almost 10% of miscarriages in the US. Although full trisomy 16 is not compatible w/ life, there are children born with partial trisomy 16. These children have heart and vascular problems, delayed growth, speech and physical development, reproductive disorders and kidney problems. Trisomy16.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
see below: There is not enough room to answer that question in detail. Check out the lupus foundation website for more detail. ...Read more
What doctor should we visit to know if we are gluten intolerent? And does the intolerence disappear with time?
Genetics: If you are born with genetic mutations, hla types dq2 or dq8, this predisposes you to develop celiac disease. Then it is usually an environmental trigger, like abnormal gut microbes or infection that triggers it from being a genetic predisposition into an active condition. The condition starts with damage the the microvilli that line the gut and eventually ends with total villous atrophy. ...Read more
Whens the earliest you can tell if you are pregnant? and what are the options to not carry on with the pregnancy e.g abortion
2 weeks, 2 options: A home pregnancy test will reliably turn positive about 2 weeks after conception, around the same time you'll be missing your period. There can still be false negatives at this time though, so a repeat 2 weeks later can be helpful. A pregnancy can be aborted medically (using the mifepristone + misoprostol pill) or later on can be aborted with a surgical procedure through the vagina/cervix. ...Read more
Several: Diabetes and pcos affect your blood vessels. So overall life expectancy is altered. When blood vessels get imaged more the consequences can lead to blindness, heart attacks, strokes, amputations. Etc. So controlling diabates especially with pcos is very important. It is easier to prevent problems than treat them. ...Read more
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